Wow, I completely missed February. It's funny, time just seems to fly by these days. It could be a side effect of my advancing years, but more likely having so much going on that there's barely any time to take stock. The truth is, things have been rather hectic out in the real world, away … Continue reading Catching up…
We didn't want to bite, we really didn't. A quick read of the tagline, which speaks of car parking; mountains of hearsay and conjecture about the evils we cyclists have imposed upon humanity; and how nobody will use it --whatever 'it' turns out to be, pretty much tells you all you need to know. Or does it?
Just when you start to wonder if the message is starting to get through; if the amazing health, environmental and financial benefits of cycling are starting to hit home, this news breaks...
Last time we didn't get around to looking at some of the infrastructure at the southern end of town, particularly the new "cycle street" on Taff Embankment, as well as some old relics on Clarence bridge and James Street.
Whilst cycling is back in the limelight once again and our current crop of councillors have put together a very encouraging strategy for growing cycling in Cardiff, cycle infrastructure has existed in Cardiff in many forms for many years.
Good news everyone! In the new year we are planning to create ride videos. Ever on the lookout for something to get ones teeth into, video production seems like a particularly meaty thing to do.
There's nothing quite like the feeling of getting on a new bike. You go along to your local bike shop, pick out the one you want and get yourself measured up. But if you already have a bike, do you really need another?
As a society we've become very good at overlooking the costs of many things, whilst quibbling over every last penny of others. One thing we are especially good at brushing under the rug is the cost of motoring, not just to our own wallets but to society as a whole. We're going to need a … Continue reading Counting the cost of casualties and inactivity…
As part of the North Road cycle lane upgrade the builders have had to close off the gate which forms part of the Bute Park Commuter Route. Until the 8th September, access to the park will be by other means. The council has Tweeted the map below. Alternatives... They are suggesting using the entrance to … Continue reading Access to Bute Park at the Royal College of Music & Drama
When confronted with the prospect of investing in cycling, one of the common retorts is that not everyone can ride a bike. It's very easy to say, but much more difficult to back up with facts. The first mistake is assuming that everyone can drive, just because you can.